Exciting news for those who have been looking for Southwest at LaGuardia, and it will be even more fun to see how the industry reacts if the bid is succesful, but what about operational efficiency? Even if the slots can be made to work with Southwest's quick-turn operations, that's assuming the airport itself manages to operate efficiently, which it generally doesnt. There's a reason those in the industry call the airport "La Garbage", and not just because it's built on a former (and slowly sinking into the East River) landfill. The airport isn't exactly known for timely performance on a good day, and in the winter? Fugeddaboutit.
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